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I Am Married to a Alcoholic

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    I Hate the Alcoholic.

    I am married to an active alcoholic who is getting considerably worse as time goes on.  He has been diagnosed with a fatty liver and has doubled his intake since being diagnosed with this condition. My biggest regret was not leaving him when are son was small.  My son...
    4Tess 4Tess 46-50 2 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    Hi my name is Tina :   i have been married for twenty three years to a A ucoholic husband.  he drinks wild turkey 101 straight.  he has a good job.  he only has a year and half to go to retirement.  last feb. his job caught him drinking on job.  sent him to rehabe for three...
    eltontfe eltontfe 51-55 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    If you can't change someone.

    ..how are you supposed to just watch them self-destruct?
    Alfabitzz Alfabitzz 36-40, F Jan 21

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    I Don't Know What To Do

    My husband and I have been married for 7 years been together for 10. We met through friends and then he got a job at the same place I worked at. We started a relationship. Before I met him he was a coke addict. The reason he moved to the city I was living in, was for him to get...
    jsjabs2003 jsjabs2003 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    I hate being near with drunk people.

    I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd acting very rude sometimes. And annoying. I don't drink at all. So can u imagine i have to deal with this **** every time we go out to...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    My husband is the most caring

    and loving husband to me and our daughter. He knows he has a drinking problem. When he drinks he always apologize the next morning for doing it and promises to quit. Last night was the last straw, He lied about having a business meeting and then he stopped picking up my calls...
    seashellaa seashellaa 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I'm Going Crazy!

    I am going crazy. He has been laid off now for what 2 weeks. Drunk all but one night! Last night he was drunk and high, and had to be messing with things. He was doing something under the kitchen sink. Next thing I know he was out playing with his old broke down car and my...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    My Husband the Alcoholic.

           My husband has been a alcoholic for at least 26 of his 46 years of life. I truly believe you can be born an alcoholic as his mother drank while pregnant with him. She passed many years ago due to her drinking. That hasn't slowed him one bit...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    We got married 4 months ago and the past 7 months have been a hellish nightmare. He has hidden his alcoholism in ways I could never have imagined. (I grew up with an alcoholic...
    sunshineontheway sunshineontheway 31-35, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    WOW I don't know where to begin I started searching binge drinking and so how came across this website and started reading the post, and found myself replying to them. I guess it...
    mecova mecova 41-45 1 Response Nov 17

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    I have been married to my second husband 9 years, he is loving, kind and generous . His brother who is three years younger is driving me crazy. You would think he was 10 years old...
    sunnydays60 sunnydays60 61-65, F 7 Responses Oct 31

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    Married 28 years and just realizing all my storms I've weathered alone. He loves sex, but not affection, never there to hold me when I'm sad. He grew up with an alcoholic father...
    Slm65 Slm65 46-50, F 5 Responses Nov 15

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    I have been reading everything I can get my hands on to try to understand what I am dealing with. Is it just me but from what I read and have experienced the professionals NEVER...
    alcoholicmisery alcoholicmisery 41-45, F 7 Responses Nov 3

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    I am the daughter of an alcoholic. Some of you may understand, if you've been through or are currently going through the same thing as me. It's never easy growing up in a home with...
    Stasssh97 Stasssh97 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    My husband is a functioning alcoholic
    deleted deleted 26-30 10 Responses Nov 15

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    I am an alcoholic and I have been struggling with this disease for almost 10 years. I have been sober since June 6th 2014, so I am about 5 and a half months clean. I haven't...
    lanadarling lanadarling 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My dad is an alcoholic, and I didn't find out until I was 14. At that point he was 11 or so years sober. That was until he relapsed when I was 17... He went to treatment and lived...
    amalmberg13 amalmberg13 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    It breaks my heart. She's been an alcoholic as long as I can remember. We are not very close but I love her
    theemercedes theemercedes 36-40, F Oct 30

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    I have been sober from past 40 days almost till now. I have seen things changing gradually day by day. Either it is my vision that there is a betterment each day. I can see my...
    UsmanIshaq1980 UsmanIshaq1980 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 5

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    Does everybody have to be an alcoholic? When can i meet people who can talk about other things other than Types of alcohol, getting wasted, getting lit,getting drunk. Damn people...
    Blackstallion76 Blackstallion76 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I'm not a alcoholic I like reading stories
    jojom543 jojom543 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    My dad's an alcoholic, when he's drunk he blames my mum for things that are either his fault or things that are simply no one's fault. He doesn't abuse her physically, but he says...
    sbaecahra sbaecahra 16-17 1 Response Nov 16

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    Yup I'm an alcoholic. Are you?
    H00rah H00rah 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    I grew up with a whole family of alcoholics and things got pretty nasty some nights with fights my childhood ducked and I never what my kids to experience the same things I went...
    sela1095 sela1095 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My husand is an alcoholic and admits he needs help but says he doesn't want it. He had a bad childhood and has never had a good relationship with his family, but when ever he gets...
    metz8991 metz8991 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life, basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I am married to wonderful man who takes great care of me but I sulk over the past I guess... Would you be okay if your husband was friends with someone of the opposite sex? My...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I know, that's not supposed to be possible. People say it's not possible, that I'm deluding myself. I'm looking for a way out, I secretly hate her, we must have a sexless...
    roykirk roykirk 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My husband and I got married because I was pregnant with our daughter, which was fine, but neither of us really wanted to get married. Our families pressured us into it (both are...
    katinbell katinbell 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 30

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    It's been a long time since I've posted. A lot has happened and so much to say. The divorce finalised over two years ago we lived with each other for the past 2 years, I got to...
    popsydoodle popsydoodle 18-21, F Nov 2

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    I want a lot of odd things from my mate and on top of everything is the fact that I don't want to be married or have kids. For many those two things are the climax of a LTR so a...
    newasexy newasexy 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    Ok, I got married in secret this weekend and am already tired of feeling like I am living a double life. I want to tell my parents, but they will be livid and disappointed. They...
    CheyC CheyC 18-21 Nov 12

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    I was married before I graduated from high school, divorced, and pregnant before I was legally able to drink alcohol so I've had more than a few great lessons prior to reaching...
    PricelessJourney PricelessJourney 31-35, F Nov 14

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    I am 2 days from being 23 years old and am married to a childhood best friend. We married one year ago, almost to the day. He has always been incredibly close to my family and...
    laurnes1 laurnes1 22-25, F a week ago

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    I posted i wanted to get married and everyone is like thats a bad idea. I didnt ask if it was or wasnt. I just made a statement expressing that i wanted to get married. I never...
    amberlxl amberlxl 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    A lot happened this weekend. For the first time in a long time, my husband and I really started to open up and communicate. Since attending therapy, I've realized that I've been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Oct 27

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    5 years, nothing changed! it's only getting worst with time. i don't know if i am still in love with him. but i am sure that i am tired and i am fed up with trying to fix things up...
    Diddoo Diddoo 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 28

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    It's hard when you're married, but really like and care about someone who lives hundreds of miles away and is also married. Just sayin'. Some days... It's really hard.
    lacymom1 lacymom1 46-50, F 23 Responses Oct 28

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    I have been married for over 10 years, and I havent felt attracted to my wife for about 5 years. In that time I have met women that seemed interesting, and even entertained...
    willil willil 36-40, M 6 Responses Oct 28

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    Well, I am in love with a married man. We are currently online only, but have been for 8 months. He wants to meet in person but I'm so hesitant. We have an amazing time talking...
    mrscalabash59 mrscalabash59 56-60, F 5 Responses Oct 29

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    Well hi I'm not sure how many people will read this but jut thought I would share. If you are in a relationship with a married man its probably a bad idea. It's taboo and against...
    shayhenager shayhenager 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    I am a married wife and mom. I have been married for 23 years.
    gloriahughes gloriahughes 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 31